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Tilden's Scuba Center

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Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great dive shop

My family has been snorkeling with Tilden’s for over 20 years and diving with them since my husband... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sara W
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Refresher course

My wife and I were experienced divers, with 60+ dives in various conditions. Issue for us was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marathon, Florida
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Full service training, charter, repair, hydro and retail scuba center. We start classes daily to fit your vacation plans. Scuba, SNUBA, Snorkeling, Spearfishing, Lobstering, Air/Nitrox Fills, Rentals, Retail and Repair...we have it all. No...more
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4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2396
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family has been snorkeling with Tilden’s for over 20 years and diving with them since my husband and I got certified by them 8 years ago. We keep coming back because the staff is always friendly, knowledgeable, professional and fun. Weather aside, we’ve never...More

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were experienced divers, with 60+ dives in various conditions. Issue for us was the last dive for us was 18 years ago. We were now 68 years old and not nearly as athletic as we once were. The extra weight and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the reviews, we chose to go out with Tilden's on an afternoon 2-tank dive - they did not disappoint! I made the reservation by phone and the person at the dive shop was very helpful, friendly and thorough with everything we needed to...More

Thank Goulartn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, very knowledgeable and make it a priority that you have a great and safe time. I've gone out to Sombrero Reef with them and they are terrific and the family had a wonderful time. You'll have a well-run, easy going and laid back...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big shout out to Dan, Harley, Zach, and Curt for a fabulous scuba/snuba trip. The price is a little more expensive then other places but well worth it. They have more of a private charter feel and not one of the places that have mass...More

Thank KAzar001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we went out with Tildens dive shop to sombrero reef snuba diving. We had never done any kind of snorkeling or diving of any kind. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and professional. They got us going quickly and easily despite of our lack of experience....More

Thank brian2132018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and i took a resort dive class. The staff was very knowledgeable and professional. We went diving on some great reefs and had a great time. Kurt took great care of us and is a great asset to this company. Jim & Allison

Thank James L
Reviewed 31 May 2018

My family and I were in Marathon, FL for a 10 day vacation earlier this month. We rented our tanks on several occasions and I purchased my wife new fins, boots and a mask from Tilden's. "Haley" was the best in customer service! She was...More

Thank SCUBA53
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I ended up not going with Tilden because I needed to leave Marathon, but they were extremely helpful and pleasant on the phone with all my questions post Tropical Storm Alberto. I'm impressed with their knowledge and willingness to answer questions. I will absolutely look...More

Thank cls98765
Reviewed 18 May 2018

My 13 yr old son and I went to Tilden's while on vacation to perform our check out dives and complete our open water certification. I'd never been to the Keys before and we selected Tilden's based on Trip Advisor reviews. $375 each included everything...More

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4 March 2017|
Response from wendy H | Property representative |
We certify PADI & NAUI AOW Divers year round, as well as SSI divers. PADI and NAUI offer an instructor-led dive class, while SSI's program is a little different. Our AOW course consists of 5-6 dives (depending on time of... More
2 January 2017|
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Response from Go2beaches2 | Property representative |
Good Morning. Depending on the amount of gear will vary your fee for your trips. If you need no gear it starts at $70 and full gear is $130. All of our trips are approximately 4 hours and travel to 2 locations. We have a... More
27 January 2016|
Response from wendy H | Property representative |
Jolly Roger Campground is located between our two shops, close by. Depending on what kind of diving and how often you want to dive while you are here, I recommend calling and speaking with us before your arrival in the... More